WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A woman was shot Tuesday morning in Southwest, D.C., according to the Metropolitan police.

The shooting took place around 8:14 a.m. in the 100 block of Joliet St. SW.

Police said she was conscious when taken to a local hospital.

Authorities are asking for people to look out for a black woman driving a silver Hyundai.

The investigation is still active.